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Tyson Fury: WBC champion Deontay Wilder wants to fight Brit

Wilder is undefeated in 35 professional fights - 34 won by knock-out

BBC News : American WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder wants to unify the division by fighting new WBA, IBF & WBO champion Tyson Fury. Briton Fury, 27, stunned the sport by beating Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday – ending the Ukrainian’s nine-year undefeated reign. Immediately after the bout 30-year-old Wilder – who is due to fight in January – tweeted he ...

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Jonah Lomu: New Zealand rugby union great dies aged 40

He played for Cardiff in Wales later in his career

BBC News : New Zealand rugby union great Jonah Lomu has died aged 40. Lomu, who scored 37 tries in 63 matches for New Zealand between 1994 and 2002, had been diagnosed with a rare and serious kidney condition in 1997. It forced him to quit the game and he had a kidney transplant in 2004, but the organ stopped ...

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Athletics doping: Russia ‘committed to anti-doping fight’

The commission said state-sponsored Russian doping "sabotaged" the London 2012 Olympics

BBC News : Russia’s sports ministry has said it is open to co-operating more closely with the World Anti-Doping Agency after it was implicated in a damning report. It said Wada’s work would help Russia “to perfect its anti-doping system” and “specialists” were studying the report’s findings. The report said widespread doping was “state-sponsored” and even secret services had been ...

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Wales and Bristol forward Ryan Jones forward to retire

Bristol

BBC News : Former Wales captain Ryan Jones is set to announce his retirement on medical advice. The 34-year-old, who won 75 caps for Wales and won three Grand Slam titles, had been recovering from shoulder surgery at the end of last season. But Jones has been forced to forget about making a comeback after being told he risked further ...

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Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook urges England to ‘make history’

Ashes 2015

BBC News : Captain Alastair Cook has challenged England to “make history” by winning the Ashes at Trent Bridge this week. The fourth Test of the five-match series starts on Thursday, with England leading Australia 2-1. “There is another opportunity for someone to make their name in the history of English cricket,” Cook said. With seamer James Anderson absent with ...

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